Name: Sphingomonadaceae Kosako et al. 2000

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Sphingomonas, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Sphingomonadaceae, the Sphingomonas family

Type genus: Sphingomonas Yabuuchi et al. 1990

Effective publication: Kosako Y, Yabuuchi E, Naka T, Fujiwara N, Kobayashi K. Proposal of Spingomonadaceae fam. nov., consisting of Sphingomonas Yabuuchi et al. 1990, Erythrobacter Shiba and Shimidu 1982, Erythromicrobium Yurkov et al. 1994, Porphyrobacter Fuerst et al. 1993, Zymomonas Kluyver and van Niel 1936, and Sandaracinobacter Yurkov et al. 1997, with the type genus Sphingomonas Yabuuchi et al. 1990. Microbiol Immunol 2000; 44:563-575.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 77. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1953.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 24
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 26
Total number of child taxa: 30

Parent taxon: Sphingomonadales Yabuuchi and Kosako 2006

Assigned by: Yabuuchi E, Kosako Y. Order IV. Sphingomonadales ord. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 230-233.

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